Postdoctoral Scholar Awards – $35,000 for One Year — Submission Deadline: March 15, 2022

Regular Grants – Up to $100,000 Per Year, Two Year Maximum — Submission Deadline: May 15, 2022

This year, in response to the relatively recent clustering of ocular melanoma cases in Alabama, the Alabama-based IRRF plans to fund one grant addressing this condition. Preference will be given to proposals exploring genetic, epidemiologic, or environmental relationships to the pathogenesis of ocular melanoma.

Download forms: HERE. Questions or request for information should be forwarded to Sandra Blackwood either by email, sblackwood@irrf.org by phone, 205-325-8103, or by writing to Sandra Blackwood, Executive Director, The International Retinal Research Foundation, Inc., 1720 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35233

Current IRRF-Funded Research

The IRRF Board of Directors approves up to two years of funding for eight grantees. Below are the current awardees.

Meet the new 2020 IRRF Scholar AwardeesKelman Awardee   Callahan Awardee   Rich Awardee

The next submission date for IRRF Postdoctoral Scholar Awards is March 15, 2021. More Info. Download form: Grant Application.doc Questions or request for information should be forwarded to Sandra Blackwood either by email, sblackwood@irrf.org or phone, 205-325-8103

scEYEnce: Preventing vision loss every day

The scEYEnce campaign seeks to educate the public, the media, policymakers and other key stakeholders about the vital importance of vision research. A working group comprised of 10 organizations dedicated to advancing the study and knowledge of vision science joined together to launch the campaign.

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Dr. Jablonski is an IRRF-supported scientist at the University of Tennessee – Memphis.

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